MBS Fall Show 2024
National Button Society Convention 2024

MBS Events


For a look into the world of buttons, antique, vintage, or modern, come join enthusiastic button collectors for many hours of entertainment. The shows feature button displays, educational opportunities, button sales, socialization, friendship and a whole lot of buttons! Browse captivating button competition events at our fall show.

All events are public events and admission is a minimal cost or even free depending on the venue reserved.

MBS Fall Show 2024 - All Dolled Up

September 27-29, 2024


Commonwealth Commerce Center, Grand Ballroom
209 E. Washington Ave.
Jackson, Michigan 49201


Holiday Inn Jackson NW
2696 Bob McClain Dr.
Jackson, Michigan 49202

$98 per night includes breakfast; Call for reservations: 517-789-9600 or book online. Use block code WBC for the MBS special rate.

Club Responsibilities:

Host club: West Michigan Buttoneers
Ways and Means: Blue Water Buttoneers & Thumb Button Group
Education: West Michigan Buttoneers
Raffle: Bay Button Bunch
Registration: Jacksonians


Subject to adjustment
All events are held in the Commonwealth Commerce Center, Grand Ballroom

Friday, September 27

8-9:30 am Tray check-in
9:30-5 pm Judging/Clerking
Noon Judges/Clerks luncheon
6 pm Dinner
7 pm Program

Saturday, September 28

7:30-9:30 am Dealer set-up
9:30 am-5 pm Showroom open
Lunch on your own (? could make box lunches available ?)
6 pm Dinner
7 pm General membership meeting
7:30 pm Program

Sunday, September 29

8-9 am Dealer set-up
9 am-1 pm Showroom open
Noon Silent auction ends
12:30 pm Raffle drawing
12:45 pm Tray pick-up
1 pm Showroom closes

2024 National Button Society Convention

Presented by the NBS Board of Directors

Saturday, August 4 — Saturday, August 10, 2024

Be sure to occasionally check the EVENTS page at for more information.

To reserve your hotel room for the national convention, click here or call 1-800-774-1500. Mention the National Button Society block for their group rate.

A Spring Show

Button shopper stopping to look at engraved pearl buttons made by Diane S.

Competition Display

Competition trays of buttons exhibited at a fall show.

Show Overview

Room view of a button show.